Kazakhstan has officially welcomed The Ritz-Carlton, Almaty, which is now accepting reservations for the summer holiday season.
The high-end hotel – set against the Trans-Ili Alatau mountain range and located in the Esentai Tower (the tallest skyscraper in the country) – offers visitors seamless access to the city of Almaty and Shymbulak. The latter is a skiing hotspot ideal for adrenaline junkies that houses three ski lifts, one of which reaches 3,200m above sea level.
General manager, The Ritz-Carlton, Almaty, Can Göktaş enthused: “We are truly breaking ground here, being part of this community that, while being an opulent city hotel located in the centre of Almaty, can also present an undiscovered paradise like no other in the Trans-Ili Alatau mountains.
“It is also important to point out how easily accessible Kazakhstan is to the residents of the UAE. They can travel to Almaty without a visa making the trip hassle free and the ideal choice for families travelling from the region,” he added.
The Ritz-Carlton, Almaty is the perfect option for visitors of all ages in search of adventure and high standards of service. Guests can enjoy five dining options, cutting-edge fitness facilities and a spa and wellness centre with an impressive menu of treatments.
Guests with children can make the most of the property’s Ritz Kids programme, which offers a range of activities, including cooking classes, cookie decoration sessions and cultural programmes. Within arm’s reach of the hotel is the AlmatyZoo and Kango, a children’s facility Kango.
Göktaş concluded: “The Ritz-Carlton, Almaty truly introduces a new way to experience Kazakhstan. Our vision from the outset was to create a fresh and mindfully planned community in the natural beauty of Almaty for those of all ages who appreciate a natural setting, a refined approach to design, a spirited sense of adventure and of course, impeccable service.”